Stories from Thursday, June 7, 2018

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Part-time staffer: Managing Bloomsburg event a challenge
BLOOMSBURG — The Bloomsburg Fair has hired a retired banker to oversee operations for a newly-created administrative...
Fire chief says Bloomsburg fire looks like vandalism
BLOOMSBURG — A police officer climbed a chain link fence and rushed into a smoke-filled warehouse to extinguish a tire...
Mifflinville man says encounter was consensual, according to cops
MIFFLINVILLE — A woman told police she was raped by a friend at his parents’ home last fall, according to court...
Scott Township farmer says be on the lookout for herd
LIGHTSTREET — Six cows walked away from a pasture along Ridge Road near Gensemer’s Meat Co. here sometime between...
NESCOPECK — A man arguing with his girlfriend over dinner grabbed several knives and threatened to slit her throat...

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• Rapper Iggy Azalea, 28. • Tennis player Anna Kournikova, 37. • Actress Anna Torv, 39. • Rock musician Dave...
1981: Israeli military planes destroyed a nuclear power plant in Iraq, a facility the Israelis charged could have been...
Blood Drive: 1- 6 p.m., Grace Bible Church, 209 McIntyre Road, Catawissa. Daily Bread Meal: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.,...
Volcano claims 99 victims SAN MIGUEL LOS LOTES, Guatemala (AP) — Emergency crews pulled more bodies from what remained...
• Berwick’s Zoning Hearing Board will meet June 21 for hearings on three requests: installing signs at 118 E. Third St...
Wolf to sign civics test law HARRISBURG (AP) — Gov. Tom Wolf plans to sign a new law requiring Pennsylvania students...
TREASURE HUNT: 4-5-9-10-22 MIDDAY PICK TWO: 3-5, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK THREE: 0-9-9, Wild: 7 MIDDAY PICK FOUR: 4-5-7-5...


 
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Elementary and middle school enrichment students at Southern Columbia recently took part in the annual “Great SCA Egg...
Cops: Critical-care patient had heroin MAHONING TWP. — A critical-care patient had two packets of heroin inside his...


 
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MAHONING TWP. — A Danville man was charged with hitting his girlfriend again, this time because she refused to let him...
Special to the Press Enterprise BERWICK — At 10 this morning, Weis Markets will celebrate the reopening of its...


 
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LOS ANGELES (AP) —Jerry Maren, the last surviving munchkin from the classic 1939 film “The Wizard of Oz” and the one...
Talented guitarist, singer was born in Canada
Leonard Joseph Leger, 80, of Waller and Bartow, Fla., died Sunday, April 8, 2018, at Lakeland Regional Hospital,...
This Central Columbia honor graduate was inadvertently left off of the page printed Wednesday. Rachel Hannah Vertucci...
Loved to fish, play guitar, fix motorcycles
Tyler W. Davis, 27, of Danville passed away on Saturday, May 26, 2018. He was born in Danville on July 18, 1990, a son...
Carson J. Brown Ashley (Robbins) Brown and Josh Gurns, Berwick, are the parents of a son, Carson Jacob, born Monday,...
That’s Brynn A girl pictured with two painted lady butterflies in Tuesday’s edition is Brynn Bitler, 6. Her name was...
Enjoyed fishing, repairing small engines
James M. Snyder, 65, of Bloomsburg passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018, a patient of the Bloomsburg Care and...
WARREN, Ohio (AP) —Police say they’ve solved a shooting in Ohio that left a man wounded. The oven did it. The...
Funeral arrangements will be announced
Dee Anna Williams, 38, 356 Mill St., Danville, died at her home on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Arrangements have been...
HARRISBURG — The fourth of four Philadelphia election workers has pleaded guilty to harassment and intimidation of...
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... daughter of Robert and Tammy Brinser, Misericordia University, English
... son of Jon and Richele Fisk, joining his father in the family business
... daughter of Bryan and Paula Fought, Misericordia University, nursing
... daughter of Darren and Patti Frey, West Chester University, biology (pre-veterinary)
... daughter of Dustin and Ginger Henrie, Keystone College, then Pittsburgh, pre-medicine/pediatrics
... daughter of George and Hope Laubach, Liberty University, project management or entrepreneurship with global studies...
... daughter of Brian and Felicia Lingafelt, Pennsylvania State University, undeclared — study of French and Spanish
... daughter of Brian and Felicia Lingafelt, Pennsylvania State University, cyber security analytics and operations
... son of Mitch and Sherri Longenberger, Pennsylvania College of Technology, plastics and polymer engineering...
... daughter of John Martin and April Dirmeitis, Bloomsburg University, speech-language pathology/ audiology
... daughter of George and Susan Myers, Messiah College, communication
... son of Rick and Michelle Reichner, Lebanon Valley College, actuarial science
MILLVILLE — Millville High School will hold commencement exercises Friday, June 8, at 7 p.m., in the high school...
... daughter of Christopher and Alice Ringer, Messiah College, undeclared
... daughter of Terry and Amy Wommer, Bloomsburg University, history and political science
... daughter of Keith and Crystal Wenner, Bloomsburg University, nursing, minor in Spanish and child life support
BLOOMSBURG — Bloomsburg Christian School Senior Awards Ceremony was held Wednesday morning at Calvary Baptist Church,...
HARRISBURG — Felony charges were announced Monday against a former PennDOT official who solicited and accepted bribes...


 
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MILLVILLE — Millville High School held its Senior Awards Night on Wednesday. Here are the awards received: •...


 
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NEW YORK — Even for Fox News’ resident contrarian, it’s been quite a week for Shepard Smith. He’s called out the Trump...
“A small high-pressure area passed across Pennsylvania yesterday, resulting in a mostly cloudy and cool Wednesday....
WASHINGTON (AP) —Melania Trump has reappeared. The first lady showed herself in public Wednesday for the first time in...


 
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Bite-size cakes bring the fun
There’s no denying the novel appeal of cake pops; after all, everyone loves food on a stick, and if it’s dessert, even...
Asparagus is jam-packed with vitamins and minerals. A cup of asparagus provides more than 10 percent of your daily...
It might seem impossible to improve on a perfect peach, but this simple, warm dessert amplified the peaches’ flavor....
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Hello, friends! I think of you a lot. How can it be that I don’t know you readers, yet it feels like I do? We’ve...
I don’t remember when I had radishes with unsalted butter and coarse salt for the first time, but I know that it was in...
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Roseanne Barr and Samantha Bee seldom have anything interesting to say. But their recent controversies explain our...
New test offers hope
Kate Spade, the fashion designer known for her high-end purses, was found hanged in the bedroom of her Park Avenue...
On Sunday, May 27, I watched the national Memorial Day program on TV. Kudos to Gary Sinise and other organizers for a...
Pennsylvania hospitals are facing significant challenges as they continue to deliver high-quality care to their...
I was on a flight the other day and I found I’d been seated next to a beautiful young woman. As I sat down next to her...
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SHICKSHINNY — Here are Northwest Area Elementary honor roll students for the third marking period: 95 honors •...
ENOLA — Youth groups across Pennsylvania that have carried out projects to benefit their township in the last year are...
Colton Babcock, son of Brett and Jodi Babcock, Sweet Valley, was named Northwest Area High School’s Student of the...
Official: New city would face debt LAS VEGAS (AP) — County officials told proponents of a new city east of Las Vegas...
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BEIJING (AP) — Chinese mobile phone maker Huawei says it has never collected or stored Facebook user data. The denial...
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The beginning of the end for the first California judge recalled since 1932 began almost exactly...
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Mr. Souder, I believe in truth, facts, correct terminology and word usage. Things about which you and Trump do not seem...
SHICKSHINNY — Work is underway to completely upgrade the outdoor athletic complex at Northwest Area School District...
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LOS ANGELES — It’s been 25 years since a major Hollywood studio released an English-language film with a primarily...
LOS ANGELES (AP) —Kathy Griffin paid tribute Tuesday night to Kate Spade by dressing head-to-toe in the late designer’s...
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Cops: Drugged man almost passed out SOUTH CENTRE TWP. —A 33-year-old man involved in a rear-end collision was so...
SOUTH CENTRE TWP. — Central Columbia recently ranked in the top 40 of all school districts in Pennsylvania, according...
Teenager charged over alleged threat LANSFORD — Police in Carbon County have charged a 15-year-old girl in connection...
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BLOOMSBURG — Two men who were arrested with large amounts of marijuana and cash stashed in their residence near the DUI...
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Mark Hamill wasn’t the “Star Wars” franchise’s last hope. There really WAS another, the sci-fi icon tells fans. Hamill...
DEAR ABBY: My brother-in-law died a month ago and was cremated by the local affiliate of a prominent funeral home. To...
IF YOU WERE BORN TODAY You have a sharp intellect, and you are highly disciplined. You are spiritual and have a sense...
DEAR DR. ROACH: You should be aware that the AREDS2 vitamin supplement has not been shown to have any benefit in low-...
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Steelers linebacker has eyes on return to football
PITTSBURGH — Ryan Shazier’s routine hasn’t changed much, even after a life-altering spinal injury put his football...
Knights’ success has deep meaning for some fans
LAS VEGAS — Aaron and Rhonda Hawley never truly embraced how much the Vegas Golden Knights meant to them until late in...
Players got to decide if they wanted to visit White House
PHILADELPHIA — Eagles players and officials made individual decisions to not go to the White House for a scheduled...
NEW YORK — Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner Justify arrived in New York on Wednesday ahead of this weekend’s Belmont...
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ST. LOUIS — Red Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the St. Louis Cardinals to two pennants and a...
East Division W L Pct GB WCGB L10 Str Home Away Boston 42 19.689 — — 7-3 W-3 21-8 21-11 New York 39 18.684 1 — 7-3 W-...
NEW YORK — Manny Machado had a sacrifice fly, Dylan Bundy was stellar over seven scoreless innings and the major league...
SAN FRANCISCO —Pinch-hitter Alen Hanson had a tying, two-run homer off Brad Boxberger with two outs in the ninth inning...
AMERICAN LEAGUE White Sox 6, Twins 3 Chicago 400 200 000—6 9 0 Minnesota 002 000 010—3 10 1 Giolito, Volstad (7),...
WASHINGTON — Anthony Rendon had four hits and drove in three runs, Tanner Roark pitched six innings and Washington...
SAN DIEGO — Matt Strahm and four other San Diego relievers combined on a four-hitter and the Padres beat Atlanta to...
BATTING—Betts, Boston,.359; Castellanos, Detroit,.336; Segura, Seattle,.333; Altuve, Houston,.332; Simmons, Los Angeles...
CLEVELAND — Carlos Carrasco struck out 10 and allowed one run in seven innings, and Cleveland defeated Milwaukee....
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PARIS — Garbine Muguruza’s big strokes overwhelmed Maria Sharapova right from the start. Their French Open quarterfinal...
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June 7, 1988 • Mid-Valley’s Beth McGowan drives in two runs, and seven Central Columbia errors result in an 11-6 loss...
BASEBALL American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES — Named Troy Scott vice president of ballpark operations. HOUSTON...
COLLEGE TRACK & FIELD 7 p.m. ESPN2 — NCAA Division I, Men's and Women's Outdoor Championships, at Eugene, Ore...
Mlb FAVORITE LINE UNDERDOG National League at Pittsburgh -120/+110 Los Angeles Colorado -110/+100 at Cincinnati...
American Legion Selinsgrove 6, Bloomsburg 4 Monday Bloomsburg 210 100 0 — 4 4 5 Selinsgrove 010 104 x — 6 7 4...